Merchants Insurance Group Systems Administrator in Buffalo, New York
Merchants is seeking an energetic and creative Systems Administrator to join a growing and diverse IT Department located in our Corporate Headquarters in Buffalo, NY. Merchants Insurance Group is a proud to be named a “Fast Track” company for the 2nd year in a row by Buffalo’s Business First.
The safety of our colleagues, both current and future, is Merchants Insurance Group’s highest priority. At this time, most of our colleagues are working remotely due to the current COVID-19 pandemic. The candidate selected for this position will be trained remotely and must be able to work from home in a designated work area until such time as it is determined to be safe for colleagues to return to the office.
The Systems Administrator will become part of a dedicated information technology team focusing on maintaining multiple hardware and software platforms.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
•Responsible for the administration of applications and services supported by Microsoft Windows, Citrix and VMWare-based platforms.
•Support and maintenance of SAN storage and backups, Cisco CallManager and networking configuration and monitoring.
•Special technical projects.
Qualifications & Skills:
•4 year degree in information technology or equivalent work experience.
•4 years’ experience in VMWare ESXi, Microsoft System Center, VoIP solutions, Dell & HPE storage arrays.
•Experience with Cisco infrastructure, including switching, routing and firewall/IPS configuration
•Advanced knowledge and experience with PC hardware and software technology, including Active Directory, Microsoft Exchange, Microsoft Office, Microsoft SharePoint and SQL.
•Insurance knowledge is desired.
Merchants Insurance Group Benefits:
•Welcoming and positive work environment
•Flexible work arrangements, including flex scheduling and summer hours
•Competitive pay scale
•Generous paid time off package
•Full Benefits: Health, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Short Term Disability, 401(k) employer match amount is 100% up to 6% of your annual contributions. You are immediately 100% vested in the employer match dollars.
•Outstanding company bonus program
And many more exciting company benefits!!
Please visit our website to apply online at: www.merchantsgroup.com. EOE.